Woman In Action


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Woman in Action the Autobiography of a Global African Feminist

Born into a global family, as she puts it, Filomina Steady, Professor Emerita

of Africana Studies at Wellesley College, Massachusetts, has won awards

on both sides of the Atlantic for her work in gender and culture, women’s

rights and the African Diaspora. An Oxford University PhD graduate, she

has taught at several American universities as well as the University of

Sierra Leone. A former Deputy Director of the United Nations Division for

the Advancement of Women in Vienna, Austria, she has served as a Special

Advisor to several agencies of the United Nations including on Women,

Environment and Development to the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. She

has contributed to four international plans of action for gender equality

and the advancement of women, authored several books, monographs

and articles, and given keynote addresses and presented papers at

international conferences. She describes this memoir as her response to

numerous requests from her family, faculty colleagues, alumnae, students

and friends around the world.


Publisher - Memoirs Books

Author(s) - Filomina Steady


Published Date - January 27 2023

ISBN - 9781861516527

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.7 cm

Page Count - 460


Published Date - January 27 2023

ISBN - 9600198000113

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.9 cm

Page Count - 460

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